Pakistan Terror Link: Central Investigation Agency NIA has carried out a major action in the case related to IED found on 5 May 2022 at Bastada Toll Plaza located in Karnal, Punjab. Search operation has been carried out in SAS Nagar, Tarn Taran and Jammu areas of Punjab from morning till evening on 18 August. The NIA team seized several important evidences, several empty cartridges and electronic evidence from the spot.
The case was registered by the NIA on 24 May. After that, investigation is being done in this matter very carefully. The strings of this matter can be directly related to Pakistani terrorists passing through many states. Therefore, the investigating agency is looking for every accused associated with this module with better seriousness.
In this case, four accused were arrested by the Punjab Police. their names are
Terrorist Harvinder Singh Rinda, hiding in Pakistan, sent weapons by drone According to NIA sources, this case is related to Khalistani terrorist organization and Pakistan’s intelligence agency ISI. These four terrorists were arrested while going from Punjab to Delhi.
Actually, this case related to IED found at Bastada toll plaza located in Karnal was on May 5, 2022. Then four people were detained under suspicious circumstances after stopping an Innova vehicle near the toll plaza. But after investigation it was found that all four were terrorists.
Three IEDs, one country-made pistol, 31 live cartridges, one lakh 30 thousand rupees in cash and 6 mobile phones were also recovered from those accused. In that case, while making a big disclosure on behalf of Punjab Police, it was told that those four terrorists are related to Pakistan based terrorist Harvinder Singh Rinda.
While being in contact with him, the four terrorists had found explosives and weapons, which were given the task of transporting them to Adilabad in Telangana.